Railway connection with Anatolia is cut!

As of January 1, TCDD announced that trains will not operate between 10.00 and 15.00 in the Köseköy-Gebze section due to YHT studies. As of February, the flights will be stopped completely for two years.

TCDD, 1 January 2012 Since the research and ground survey studies will be carried out on Sunday, the line between 10.00 and 15.00 will be closed to traffic in the Köseköy-Gebze section and the trains will not be operated.

TCDD'den written statement, Ankara-Istanbul between the 3 hours to reduce the Ankara-Istanbul High-Speed ​​Train Project due to the construction work on the Köseköy-Gebze line passenger and freight trains operated, also discussed with the local authorities, reminded that the new traffic regulation.

In the statement, 1 January 2012 As of Sunday, even research and ground survey studies will be carried out, between the 10.00 and 15.00 hours in the Köseköy-Gebze section of the traffic between the line will be closed and the trains will be operated by expressing the following traffic arrangements were recorded:

“1-The flights of Eskişehir Express, which operates between Haydarpaşa-Eskişehir-Haydarpaşa, were suspended.
The East Express, which operates between 2-Haydarpaşa-Ankara-Kars, will be operated between Ankara-Kars-Ankara. Express, Haydarpasa-Ankara-Haydarpasa flights were interrupted.
The departure time of Başkent Express, which operates between 3-Ankara-Haydarpaşa, was transferred from 10.30 to 08.00.
The departure time of Boğaziçi Train, which operates between 4-Ankara and Haydarpaşa, was transferred from 13.00 to 14.00.
Cumhuriyet Express, which operates between 5-Eskişehir-Haydarpaşa, has been moved from 13.30 to 14.30.
6, 08.15, 10.40 and 12.40 are among the regional express trains operated between 13.20-Haydarpaşa-Adapazarı-Haydarpaşa; Regional express trains departing from Adapazarı during 09.20, 11.20, 12.40 and 13.40 hours will not work. ”

The main closure in February

1 As of February, the railway will be completely shut down. The works for the High Speed ​​Train project will continue until 2013.

Since there are no other alternatives during the study, thousands of people using the railway line will have to use the highway. Kocaeli Governorate will provide additional bus services between Gebze and Izmit in order not to suffer.

Source: World



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